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Auction 138, Lot 783

"Ein Theil von Indien Auserhalb des Ganges [on sheet with] Die Halb Insul von Indien Auser dem Ganges", Haffner, M.

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1684 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 11 inches
35.6 x 27.9 cm

Two maps on one sheet showing Burma and Thailand, and the Malay Peninsula to Sumatra. The map of Burma and northern Thailand shows the mythical Lac de Chiamai with five great rivers issuing from it. Each map is adorned with a lovely title cartouche. The maps are surrounded by an elaborate engraving of the King of Aracan in a procession. Engraved by Melchior Haffner.

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Condition: A

Faint toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $600 - $900

Sold for: $1,100

Closed on 12/7/2011

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